Tag: Tunisia

Swim Of Peace Ouma – Djerba In Tunisia

On June 2nd on Athenée Beach in Djerba, Tunisia, Nejib Belhedi organized an Ouma event. 450 children and teenagers as well as representatives from the United Kingdom, Italy, Malta, Tunisia, and Libya took part in the Swim of Peace Ouma - Djerba. Meanwhile, a sister swim of ouma was held on the same day in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa. At the invitation of

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Adam Walker Shares Ouma And His Passion

Adam Walker is raising money for a variety of environmental causes (Sportsaid and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society) while venturing around the world on the Oceans Seven challenge. With the English Channel (solo in 2008 and relays in 2007 and 2008), the Molokai Channel (2012), a two-way crossing of the Strait of Gibraltar, and the Catalina Channel

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Dam, That Water Is Cold

After his triumphant ice swim for an hour in 3ºC (37ºF) water at the Sidi Saad Dam in Jedliane (Kasserine), Tunisia last month, Nejib Belhedi is about to embark on another icy swim. "I will be swimming in another big dam lake in Tunisia, called Malleg Dam for an hour. It is located in the Kef region, the coldest area in the northwest of our country near

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Warm-Hearted Swimming In Cold Water

Tunisia's open water swimming ambassador Nejib Belhedi was televised today on TV1 and Hannibal TV swimming in 3ºC (37ºF) water for an hour at the Sidi Saad Dam in Jedliane (Kasserine), Tunisia. The English Channel swimmer who also swam the coastline of his native Tunisia in times of political and social turmoil has done a number of swims, both short and

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